Community Regional Medical Center

Training program among two in U.S. accredited in pediatric cardiac sonography

Community Regional Medical Center's sonography school has joined the only other program in the United States with accreditation to teach all four learning concentrations – General Sonography, Adult Cardiac Echo, Pediatric Cardiac Echo and Vascular Sonography. Even programs teaching ultrasound techniques at the Mayo Clinic and Johns Hopkins do not have pediatric cardiac echo approval from the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs.

Interactive TVs engage patients in their healing

The GetWell Network turns the television in patients’ rooms throughout Community Medical Centers' three hospitals into an entertainment and education portal where they can watch video education courses and view discharge instructions tailored just for them – in English or Spanish. Such technology shows patients and their families exactly what improvements they must achieve to be discharged and how to make sure healing continues at home, with videos on how to care for stitches and take their follow-up medication.

Total Joint Replacement Patient Education

Mon, 12/01/2014 - 9:00am

At Community Regional Medical Center
Sequoia East conference room
Call (559) 459-6304 or register online.
 

Total Joint Replacement Patient Education

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 9:00am

At Community Regional Medical Center
Sequoia East conference room
Call (559) 459-6304 or register online.
 

Helping expectant moms cope with diabetes

Typically, when one thinks of pregnancy, babies, booties and bassinets come to mind, but for Jonah Yap-De Jesus at 34-weeks along, so do glucose monitors, test strips and insulin.


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The Christians' Gift

Through a gift of real estate, Jim and Debbie Christian give $1.5 million to benefit Terry’s House.

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$1.5 million gift provides brighter future for Terry’s House

Jim Christian has been involved with Terry’s House since its inception – with friend Jeff Kroeker he spearheaded efforts to build and fund the home away from home for families with critically ill or injured loved ones at Community Regional Medical Center. Now Jim and his wife Debbie have donated a piece of property worth $1.5 million to help seed an endowment for Terry’s House.

Improving care for burn patients also saves costs

A new temporary skin substitute is helping burn patients at Community Regional Medical Center to heal faster with less pain and return home more quickly. It’s also saving the hospital more than $531,000 annually as part of an ongoing program to reduce expenses while improving care.

Total Joint Replacement Patient Education

Mon, 11/03/2014 - 9:00am

At Community Regional Medical Center
Sequoia East conference room
Call (559) 459-6304 or register online.
 

Total Joint Replacement Patient Education

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 9:00am

At Community Regional Medical Center
Sequoia East conference room
Call (559) 459-6304 or register online.